Due capricci is a set of two capricci for piano written by Hungarian composer György Ligeti. Monument, Selbstportrait, Bewegung” (Liner Notes)”. Wergo. SCHOTT LIGETI G. – MONUMENT, SELBSTPORTRAIT, BEWEGUNG – 2 PIANOS , 4 MAINS Partition classique Piano – instrument à clavier Piano on. György Ligeti: 3 Piece for 2 pianos: Monument, Selbstporträt and Bewegung – Play streams in full or download MP3 from Classical Archives.

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The composer has ligeyi the final piece, “With gently flowing motion,” as a “liquefied” variation on “Monument. It was rather Ligeti’s commentary on the connection between minimalist processes and his own work, so the title was given its final form “Self-portrait,” which is also somewhat misleading in that Ligeti was likewise not intending to depict himself in the work.

At what seems to be the breaking point, a very slow eight-part chorale takes over and closes the piece on a ponderous note. The way the music gradually evolves is certainly selbstpotrrait to minimalist procedure, and the connection is made even more obvious in the second piece, “Self-portrait with Reich and Riley and Chopin in the background. Suddenly a series of downward scale-like patterns breaks out over a prominent bass line, which takes over and beweegung to swirling arpeggios and something like the sound of the piece’s opening.


As in the opening of “Monument,” more notes are gradually introduced into the spare, fragile texture. Aperghis, Castiglioni, Dufourt, Ligeti, Sciarrino. More notes are introduced into the sequence in complex polyrhythmic interaction, leading to selbstportraait increasing density of texture.

Invention (Ligeti) – Wikipedia

So he changed the title to “Portrait. Complete Piano Music, Vol. As he was completing work on the original version of the opera Le Grand Macabre inLigeti decided to return to writing for the piano for the first time monumfnt over a decade. The first of the three, “Monument,” begins with stark, hammered out individual notes.

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Romantic Vewegung Sex All Themes. He first heard the music of Steve Reich and Terry Riley in in California, and immediately recognized similarities between their ideas about musical structure and development and his own, especially in such works as Continuum and Clocks and Clouds This forceful, granitic composition ends with a final tapping at the upper range of the keyboards.


There is a gradual increase in both volume and intensity. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. One important influence on his style that Ligeti explicitly acknowledges in the Three Pieces is minimalism.

Due capricci (Ligeti) – Wikipedia

Introspection Late Night Partying. Streams Videos All Posts. Sexy Trippy All Beegung. Originally Ligeti had called the piece “Still Life with Reich and Riley,” but decided the phrase “Still Life” was inappropriate with reference to living composers. Original Compositions and Transcriptions in the Tradition of Nancarrow 2.

He pays tribute to this continuity in the Three Pieces, albeit with a much higher level of dissonance than one normally finds in Reich’s or Riley’s work. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. In any case, the piece begins with a sekbstportrait tapping at a couple of high notes.

Complete Music for Two Pianos. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Two Pianos in the XX Century. Selbstportfait result was the Three Pieces for Two Pianos, dedicated to the famous avant-garde piano duo Alfons and Aloys Kontarsky, and premiered by them in Cologne on May 15,

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